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Phyllis Besta Mays

Female 1936 - 1982  (46 years)


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Obituary- Mays, Phyllis

Mrs. Phyllis Mays
WAMEGO Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Stewart Funeral Home here for Mrs. Phyllis Mays, 46, Wamego, who died Friday at a Topeka hospital. She had cancer and was ill several years.

She was born Jan. 19, 1936, at Rossville, the daughter of Albert and Agnes Reser Besta, and lived in the Wamego community all her life.

Mrs. Mays was a bakery manager for Dyers IGA at Wamego.

She married Norman E. Mays Aug. 26, 1961, at Wells Creek United Church of Christ, southeast of Wamego. He survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Schooler, Topeka; a son, Ronald Mays, of the home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Besta, Wamego; three sisters, Mrs. Velma Colter and Mrs. Helen Richard, both of Topeka, and Mrs. Marie Brazzle, Wamego; a brother, Averill Startup, Glenwood Springs, Colo.; and three grandsons.

Burial will be in Wamego City Cemetery. Mrs. Mays will lie in state from 1 to 7 p.m. today, when the casket will be closed at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Phyllis Mays memorial fund in care of the funeral home.

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